New PDF release: Media Events in Web 2.0 China: Interventions of Online

By Jian Xu

ISBN-10: 184519635X

ISBN-13: 9781845196356

ISBN-10: 184519831X

ISBN-13: 9781845198312

This e-book is one of the first to take advantage of a "media occasions" framework to ascertain China's net activism and politics, and the 1st research of the transformation of China's media occasions during the parameter of on-line activism. the writer locates the practices of significant modes of on-line activism in China (shanzhai [culture jamming]; citizen journalism; and weiguan [mediated mobilization]) into forms of chinese language media occasions (ritual party, normal catastrophe, political scandal). The contextualized research of on-line activism hence allows exploration of the spatial, temporal and relational dimensions of chinese language on-line activism with different social agents.

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